Goodbye Ms. Neumeyer

Dear Ms. Neumeyer, This year’s senior staffers are only the latest in a long line that have benefited from your tutelage. We are also the last. Twenty-four years, 192 issues and countless students later, you will retire from the school and the Chronicle. When we first walked into Weiler Hall three years ago, we had […]

A necessary conversation

A yearlong campus dialogue on gender issues culminated with a presentation by anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz last week. Katz urged male students to recognize sexism and gender violence as a universal problem, rather than simply view them as women’s issues. And while his words drew approval from many, some students’ reactions have caused us to […]

Looking beyond the bubble

The first line of the school Mission Statement reads: “Harvard-Westlake strives to be a diverse and inclusive community.” Lately, we have found ourselves thinking a lot about what that means. Issues of injustice and prejudice dominate national headlines, and college campuses in particular have come under scrutiny for matters ranging from racism to religous intolerance. […]

December assessments alleviate stress, though not without some drawbacks

When students left school Dec. 19 to enjoy their long-awaited winter break, they left with their midyear assessments already finished. Students no longer had to spend their winter break thinking about midterms just enough to be worried while attempting to enjoy time away from textbooks and study guides. The administration’s main goal in this overhaul […]

Boys' basketball CIF Quarterfinals vs. Buckley live tweet

The Chronicle will be live tweeting the boys’ varsity basketball team’s CIF Quarterfinals game against Buckley at St. Genevieve High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday night. The Wolverines enter the quarterfinals matchup fresh off an overtime comeback win against Maranatha in the semifinals and will aim to hand former Harvard-Westlake coach Mike Hamilton’s Griffins team […]

Respect those who take the time to instruct you

But every assembly speaker deserves the respect we afforded Thursday’s speaker, if not more. Incredibly, there was still some talking during the story of how one man saved 1,268 people from genocide. But there was far less talking, texting, studying and sleeping in this recent assembly than there was the week before, when the president […]

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